The Quarter-Life Breakthrough. An inspiring career guide for 20- (and 30-) somethings to get unstuck, pursue work that matters and change the world. A book for people who want to get paid for who they are and what they believe in.
Every generation probably feels like it has gotten the short end of the stick, but critics really love to hate on millennials. They call us the lazy generation, the entitled generation, and the “me me me generation.” Based on the young people I know, these stereotypes couldn’t be farther from the truth. Millennials want to work–and despite being shackled by debt, recession, and the jobs crisis–they aren’t motivated by money. Rather, they’re driven to make the world more compassionate, innovative, and sustainable. www.fastcoexist.com
These young people aren’t motivated by climbing the career ladder or their stock options.
Young people aren’t waiting for retirement. They’re asking what their purpose is now, and they’re determined to find the opportunities, organizations, and companies that share their purpose.
We aren’t the “me me me generation.”
Here are four lessons learned from impact-driven millennials that can help you pursue work that matters.